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Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruise Reviews

Escape the Future Escape Room, advertised starting Day 2 after it was booked up for the entire cruise. It isn't listed anywhere else on the ship and can't be booked through the app.
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Bought it All and Had a Ball.

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Alaska

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katepaxton

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Just came back from final Alaska run before it re-positioned to Australia and pretty much loved it all. Our group booked the ultimate drinks and dining packages before the cruise to have freedom on board and we're all glad we did. Drink package was definitely a deal if you drink water, coffee, juice, soda and 4+ drinks over the course of a day. All the restaurants very good but standouts were ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Stunning Ship!

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CNickMN

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This is a gorgeous ship! The layout is very unlike most of the other RCCL ships because it was made for a different type of itinerary. We did Alaska in mid-September. The outdoor pool was heated, and we had no issue swimming in it. But there is also a covered pool and an adults-only solarium with some smaller soaking-type pools. It's all very comfortable with plenty of space to watch the scenery ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Exceeded our expectations

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mostrow

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Reviews are all about expectations. I read many of these reviews and it is like they were not on the Ovation. Wife and I been on over 160 separate cruises and many on RCI sailings. The ship is beautiful and the staff and crew were very nice and very happy. In my experience a happy crew, equal a happy ship. Embarkation: My family arrived at the Port of Seattle at 1:30 pm. We actually read ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Traveled with children


Big Ship, but lacking in activities

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FeisMum

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Like most things, one can make it great, which is what we did after adjusting our expectations. All the good... Blazing fast embarkation. 10/10 on the new method RCL. The staff, aside from one waiter, is probably the best staff we have ever had. In the past I have felt the staff were urged to make their presence known. As in “look what I am doing for you right now.” This staff you knew ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Should NOT be called a Glacier Cruise-SHIP is too BIG to get near it!

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Alaska

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AngelaV1

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I am a Royal only cruiser and this cruise was a huge disappointment for many reasons. I booked a balcony room on the 13th floor. Most of this floor has an obstructed view with support beams and a roof overhang that blocks most of the sky. It is NOT sold as "obstructed" I spent the first day of the cruise unpacking, packing ,moving to better view room and unpacking again. This could have been ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


Lost luggage, touristy ports, mediocre food, too many people/too few elevators

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Alaska

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clgordon

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Wanted trip to Alaska, friends were going. Didn't realize how enormous ship was (meaning huge lines for the inadequate number of elevators, time-consuming just to travel to and from cabin to everything). On other cruises, I knew I was being squeezed for extra money--on this cruise, it felt like I was constantly being held up by my ankles and shaken for every last penny. The extra-cost Jamie ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


A Fantastic Way to Explore Alaska and the Yukon for our 34th anniversary!

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Katiebear64

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Prior to sailing: We purchased "The Key" which was a very good investment for us both. I also pre-scheduled our excursions (2 directly from Royal Caribbean International and 2 from other vendors) and activities such as IFly and the North Star along with pre-booking our night to see Pixels and the Escape Room. I drafted a calendar of events, activities, and dinner times and places we wanted to do ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Great Cruise

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BradnCorinne

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We arrived in Seattle a day before the cruise . We visited space needle and all tourist spots stayed at Hyatt House across from the space needle so it was convenient for walking . There is a free shuttle from waterfront up to space needle. Took a town car to port terminal it was $60 and very relaxing and Only a few dollars more than a taxi. Ovation is a beautiful ship with plenty to. Solarium ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Large Balcony - 1 Bedroom


Needs improvement.

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sharpasice

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I would have given Ovation more stars but right on the docks it started badly. My husband and I both have mobility issues. This was our 50th anniversary cruise and we almost weren't allowed on the ship! When we arrived at the port although we were scheduled for pier assistance, we had to walk a LOOOONG way to get there, you don't get to the wheelchairs till you are almost on the ramps! They ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


Best cruise ever!

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icb3612

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Alaska has always been on my bucket list of cruises and finally got to go for our 24th Anniversary. Weather really worked in our favor- Recommend the Safari Photo Shoot excursion which includes glacier and whale watching. About 45 min light hiking to glacier. Our guide was incredibly helpful with appropriate camera settings and other photography tips for outdoors and at water level for whales. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


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